Khabum Gyal

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Details

Date:
15 November 2012
Name:
Khabum Gya
Age:
18
Place of protest:
Rebkong
Current status:
Deceased
Overview:
18-year old Khabum Gyal set himself on fire near Rebkong; he died of his injuries.

Information

18-year old Khabum Gyal set himself on fire near Rebkong; he died of his injuries.

Following the protest, local Tibetans, including monks from nearby Gartse monastery, took Khabum Gyal’s body to the monastery for prayers and cremation.

Khabum Gyal, from the nearby village of Chukya, was the second youngest of seven children.